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Definitions of Chat

Pronunciation : Chat
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [From Chatter. *22.]
Definition : Defn: To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip. Shak. To chat a while on their adventures. Dryden.

Syn. -- To talk; chatter; gossip; converse.

i. [imp. & p. p. Chatted; p. pr. & vb. n. Chatting.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Chat
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To talk of. [Obs.]

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Chat
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip. Snuff, or fan, supply each pause of chat, With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that. Pope.

2. (Zoöl.)

Defn: A bird of the genus Icteria, allied to the warblers, in America. The best known species are the yelow-breasted chat (I. viridis), and the long chat (I. longicauda). In Europe the name is given to several birds of the family Saxicolidæ, as the stonechat, and whinchat. Bush chat. (Zoöl.) See under Bush.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Chat
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. A twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit.

2. pl. (Mining)

Defn: Small stones with ore. Chat potatoes, small potatoes, such as are given to swine. [Local.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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